How it happened
Score at halftime: Steelers 10, Eagles 0
Score after third quarter: Steelers 10, Eagles 7
Team rushing yardage: Eagles 78, Steelers 136
Team passing yardage: Eagles 168, Steelers 207
Penalties-yards: Eagles 5-35, Steelers 9-106
Time of possession: Eagles 26:29, Steelers 33:31
Eagles' best number: 1 (touchdowns allowed by their defense)
Eagles' worst number: 2 (fumbles lost by quarterback Michael Vick)
You had to be there
The Steelers handed out pink "Terrible Towels" in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Most of the fans were still waving the traditional gold towels during the game, however.
1. Steelers place-kicker Shaun Suisham (three field goals, including the game-winner)
2. Steelers linebacker Larry Foote (two fumble recoveries)
3. Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson (clutch catch to set up go-ahead TD)
The Eagles led 14-13 and the Steelers were faced with a third-and-12 on their final possession. Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger found wide receiver Antonio Brown for a 20-yard completion that kept the drive alive and led to Suisham's 34-yard field goal with no time remaining.
Eagles' best play
Jackson set up the Eagles' go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter with a sliding catch for a 24-yard gain on a third-and-10 play that put them at the Steelers' 10-yard line.
Eagles' worst play
The Eagles appeared ready to score in the first quarter when they drove to the Steelers' 3. Their hopes for a touchdown ended when Vick fumbled when hit by safety Ryan Clark and Foote recovered it in the end zone for a touchback. Vick lost another fumble on the next series.
Did you notice?
Running back Dion Lewis was in uniform for the first time this season instead of rookie Chris Polk. Lewis played his college ball at the University of Pittsburgh. ... Eagles running back LeSean McCoy, another former Pitt Panther, was a co-captain Sunday. ... Vick committed his 10th and 11th turnovers of the season with fumbles in the first quarter. A third fumble was reversed. ... Eagles cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha gave up a pair of big plays in the first half. ... Eagles safety Kurt Coleman threw wide receiver Antonio Brown's shoe off the field late in the second quarter. ... Vick wore a hand-warmer around his waist during the second half. ... The Steelers were called for two 15-yard personal fouls on the Eagles' first scoring drive. ... Casey Matthews replaced injured Mychal Kendricks at outside linebacker late in the third quarter. ... The Eagles converted two fourth-down plays on their go-ahead drive in the fourth quarter. ... The Steelers converted two third-down plays on their game-winning drive.
Coleman: "We made some big plays, but they just made one more big play than we did. It happens."
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin: "It's awesome to get out of here with a win against a very good team. I tip my hat to Philly."
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